Montana State University

AMST
American Studies


AMST 101D  INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN STUDIES 

AMST 202RA THE ARTS IN AMERICA

AMST 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

AMST 401   SEMINAR IN AMERICAN STUDIES

AMST 501   METHODS IN AMERICAN STUDIES

AMST 502   RESEARCH AND WRITING IN AMERICAN STUDIES

AMST 590   MASTER'S THESIS

AMST 592   INDEPENDENT STUDY

AMST 594   SEMINAR

AMST 690   DOCTORAL THESIS

AMST 101D INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN STUDIES
F 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
--Introduction to the field of American Studies and to major issues in American history, literature, and the arts.

AMST 202RA THE ARTS IN AMERICA
F,S 3 cr. LEC 2 RCT 1 to be offered even years.
PREREQUISITE: WRIT 101W.
-- Uses the methodologies of American Studies to question the history, theory, and criticism of various American art forms and movements. Disciplines covered include: film, photography, television, sculpture, painting, architecture, and music.

AMST 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

AMST 401 SEMINAR IN AMERICAN STUDIES
S to be offered even years 4 cr. SEM 4
PREREQUISITE: AMST 201.
--Capstone course in American Studies. Students will research and design solutions to contemporary problems in American Society.

AMST 501 METHODS IN AMERICAN STUDIES
F 3 cr. SEM 3
--Introduction to major trends in American Studies scholarship, with a particular focus on American Studies in an international context. The course will also introduce students to the range of scholarship in the American Studies program.

AMST 502 RESEARCH AND WRITING IN AMERICAN STUDIES
F,S 3 cr. SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: AMST 501.
-- Graduate research and advanced readings in American Studies.

AMST 590 MASTER'S THESIS
F,S,Su 1 - 10 cr. IND Maximum credits unlimited
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.

AMST 592 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. IND Maximum 8 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, approval of department head and Vice Provost of Graduate Education.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

AMST 594 SEMINAR
F 4 cr. SEM 1
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing.
--Graduate level topics which are not covered in other courses. Students will prepare and present discussion material.

AMST 690 DOCTORAL THESIS
F,S,Su 1 - 10 cr. IND Maximum credits unlimited
PREREQUISITE: Doctoral standing.

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